How to create a habit of learning

By Mark Probert October 30, 2018

Learning has never been more accessible. For virtually any skill – whether it’s learning a language, coding, business management or yoga – learners motivated by their own personal needs and goals will be able to find an online platform or application that has been created to help them. Self-directed learning is becoming more popular too: for example, 81 million people …

The New Learning Organisation

By Guest Author October 22, 2018

Recently, the idea of becoming a learning organisation has been the sole aspiration of the L&D department. It paints a picture of a business where staff connect and engage in L&D initiatives without continual cajoling or enlisting. It symbolises the perfect culture that results in self-directed learning and fabulous net promoter scores! The learning organisation is a group of people …

7 key digital drivers that are transforming learning in financial services

By John Helmer October 15, 2018

Over the five years to 2017, according to research from PwC, banking saw a 19% shift towards digital interactions among its customers, accompanied by a 5% decrease in human interactions. Customers are migrating to digital and now expect ‘a digital experience’ from their financial institutions according to the report. Digital transformation is real and underway in a huge swathe of …

4 leadership skills to drive your digital transformation

By Guest Author September 14, 2018

In industries from banking to retail, media, logistics, manufacturing, education, professional services and life sciences, leaders are struggling to face up to new disruptive, technology-driven business models. Although the word ‘disruption’ has negative connotations, in the context of digital transformation, if addressed effectively, disruption can bring enormous positive benefits. But this can only happen with strong leadership, and this raises …

Infographic: The When, What and How of Employee Learning

By Maureen Gleeson September 12, 2018

We recently conducted research to gather insights into the learning habits of me:time users. Check out our infographic to find out what people are learning, when they are learning and more…

Taking the pulse of leadership development

By Guest Author September 10, 2018

David Wells of the FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance and writer, editor, commentator, speaker and broadcaster Bob Little review the findings of the Corporate Learning Pulse (an independent study of  attitudes among high-ranking executives, commissioned by FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance). What do these findings tell us about shifting attitudes towards the long-term benefits of learning and leadership …

Powering digital transformation in learning

By Guest Author September 07, 2018

Mark Cobain, Learning Technologies Manager at npower, shares his thoughts on the digital learning transformation he’s witnessed and the conclusions he has come to following the changes they’ve made at npower over the last few years.  1 It absolutely pays to work with your IT department from the outset. You get a supported service that makes it easy for people to …

5 ways to build continuous learning into your workflow

By Guest Author August 22, 2018

Stephen Walsh of Anders Pink makes the case for continuous learning as the way to stay relevant in the new organisation. ‘It doesn’t matter what you knew yesterday, it’s how you’re going to find out what’s worth knowing tomorrow’…. 1 Have a goal You have to want to. If the basic motivation to learn something new isn’t there, no amount of …